Brewed by Trumer Privatbrauerei Josef Sigl
Style: Pilsener
Salzburg-Obertrum, Austria


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RATINGS: 534   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Trumer Pils is an exquisite pilsner brewed with dedication to craftmanship that is signature of its proven heritage. Trumer Pils’ aromatic nose, vigorous carbonation, and dry finish will satisfy the most demanding palate. Einfach Leben! Simply Live! Note: Trumer has a brewery in Berkeley, CA that produces this beer for the US market.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrnkMcDermott (2869) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - SEP 18, 2005
UPDATED: AUG 10, 2006 12 oz. Bottle, Apr 16, 2006 This is quite clearly labeled as being produced at the Berkeley brewery. Sold at Wild Oats in a six pack with a cylindrical pilsner/alt glass attached. Pours pale straw with a rocky, lacy head on top. Big German hop smell at opening stays with the pour. Lazy stream of bubbles rises through the glass. A nice German malt, with a very, very slight tart note. Kind of a grassy straw taste, finished of by straightforward noble hops bitterness. A solid interpretation of the style, and who’d a thought a place in Berkeley would have the discipline to make a pils to precise German engineering standards.<hr>Draft, Sept 18, 2005. Sampled in a solid plastic mug, so I couldn’t get a handle on its color. Have to presume it’s okay. Taste, though, is light and "crisp," like American pale macros claim, but this one really is. But beyond that, not much stands out in the way of hops, just the standard German bitterness against pale malts. Finished nice and dry. Again, an imported pilsner that’s probably much better closer to home.
Additional note, Aug 10, 2006. Finishing the sixer, I found that last bottle started to show more nice German hop bitterness. Crisper and cleaner. I think that’s worth bumpint the rating up a notch.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Werckmeister (500) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - APR 1, 2015
bottle at home bought at random Spar Supermarket. golden, clear, shiny color. small white head. smells very grainy, bread, light malty sweet smell, light citric. light body, soft carbonation, tastes light grainy, light bready, light sweetness, citric, light flowery, dry / light bitter / citric finish. decent, not much to it, and very subtle taste but quite easy to drink.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Frozer (181) - Illinois, USA - MAR 27, 2015
Clear straw color. Very little thin head. Some skunk in aroma. Flavor however is crisp and fresh. Light grain flavor. Clean finish and great mouthfeel.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cunningham (5230) - Halden, NORWAY - FEB 25, 2015
Clear golden color with a fine white head. Mild malty, some skunky notes (green bottle) and a bit herbal hoppy aroma. Medium body. Moderate sweet and an ok bitterness. Average carbonation. Caramel malty, grainy and herbal hoppy flavor.
[Bottle from a local grocery store in Vienna, Austria]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
loubar (140) - Los Gatos, California, USA - FEB 16, 2015
12 oz. bottle from Safeway. Pours light yellow with a white head. Flavor is dry, grassy hops and biscuit malt with light lemon and citrus hops finish and a tiny bit of skunk. Light bodied with nice peppery carbonation. A classic, light German pilsner. Crisp, refreshing and very easy to drink. Great balance. Really nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ontape (437) - Valley Village, California, USA - JAN 24, 2015
Draft. Pretty good pils with the typical notes. Some hops, not a ton. Clean and drinkable but nothing to write home about. Not to say I couldn’t put away a few of them...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
maxwelldeux (4079) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - JAN 12, 2015
Bottle. Pours a mostly clear pale yellowish color with a moderate off-white head on there. Nose has some corn and stale grains, though manages to seem crisp. Taste is light and fairly crisp, and slightly sweet. OK, but nothing spectacular.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
TedE (353) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JAN 11, 2015
330ml into glass. Minimal aroma, grassy pepper perhaps? Clear yellow with small film of foam. Little carbonation. Average bitterness, hoppy finish. Some cooked vegetables a tiny amount of malt coming through at the end. Not so great. Einfach Langweilig!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GreatDane1632 (677) - USA - DEC 20, 2014
Drank while wandering around Chicago in 2012 -- Great pilsner. Would prefer over the Mass produced Pilsner that’s celebrated centennials.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Wanja (683) - GERMANY - NOV 2, 2014
On tap (0.33 l) in Innsbruck... Clear golden color, sparkling body, good head... Nice herb Pilsener taste with some refreshing citrus aroma... Sparkling ending...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ttutony (753) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 28, 2014
Golden color with a thin white head. Aroma of bready malt and spicy hops. Nice malty flavor profile with noble hop notes. Clean finish.

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